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POLITICS

Parliament Announces Tough Times For Harun Aydin As DP Ruto Set To Face More Embarrassment

The Parliament Chair of the Finance Committee has announced tough times ahead for Turkish National and Investor Harun Aydin after Saturday's saga as Deputy President is set to face more embarrassment for defending the investor who had accompanied him during his curtailed Uganda's visit. Homabay Woman Representative Hon Gladys Wanga who is the Chairman of the Finance Committee has informed that they will not wait to see some MPs defend the Turkish investor without clear evidence of his business conduct as alleged, making it clear that he will be calling on the Kenya Revenue Authority Corporate to clear the air about Harun's investment.

  3 months ago ago
Parliament Announces Tough Times For Harun Aydin As DP Ruto Set To Face More Embarrassment

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How New Cost of Bread and Flour Will Look Like After MPs Rejecting High Tax Proposal

The members of parliament rejected the high tax proposal, a thing that have excited many people across the country. In the new changes on June 22, 2021 the prices of bread, chapati and flour are likely to go down. In the financial bill 2021, Treasury CS Ukur Yatani was seeking to introduce 16 per cent Value Added Tax on supply of ordinary bread.

  5 months ago ago
How New Cost of Bread and Flour Will Look Like After MPs Rejecting High Tax Proposal

POLITICS

Hon. Gladys Wanga Breaks Silence About Aydin's Arrest, Reveals What She Will Do In Parliament

Photo/Courtesy Honourable Gladys Wanga has revealed what will happen in parliament following the arrest of the suspect of terrorism financer, Aydin Hurun. According to the report shared through her social media platforms, the chair of the Finance Committee is set to question the Kenya Revenue Authority about Aydin's investments in Kenya.

  3 months ago ago
Hon. Gladys Wanga Breaks Silence About Aydin's Arrest, Reveals What She Will Do In Parliament

POLITICS

Kimani Ichungwa Claims He Doesn't See Anything Good For 'Hustlers' In The New Budget Of 2021/22

Kikuyu Member of Parliament Hon Kimani Ichungwa speaking in a past political meeting. Kikuyu Member of Parliament Hon Kimani Ichungwa, has claimed that there's nothing good for the poor people whom they commonly refer as hustlers in the upcoming new budget of 2021/22 financial year. Speaking on an interview with Citizen Television, Ichungwa who is the former Chair of the Finance Committee in National Assembly said that there's nothing good for the common citizen in the new budget, which is set to help them get back to their initial financial position before Covid-19 pandemic and enable them to grow up.

  5 months ago ago
Kimani Ichungwa Claims He Doesn't See Anything Good For 'Hustlers' In The New Budget Of 2021/22

POLITICS

"You Have An Ultimatum of 14 Days" Speaker Muturi Issues Order Over Raging War On Hike In Fuel Price

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi had now issued new order to Finance Committee in Parliament to get deep into the issue pertaining the sharp increase of fuel prices the country. While responding to an inquiry made by one Kenyan concerning his stand on this war against the new government's decision, Speaker Muturi has stated that this issue is now before the floors of the National Assembly where it will be dealt with accordingly.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

' Man Of The Day' How Murkomen Successfully Adjourned the Debate on Revenue Allocation

Kipchumba Murkomen, Elgeyo Marakwet Senator. File Photo. The Senate on Tuesday, August 4 afternoon for the 7th time reconvened to discuss the controversial county revenue sharing formula. The House has failed to agree on a revenue sharing formula proposed by the Finance Committee chaired by Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru even after the intervention of the party leaders. The debate took a different angle after Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen standing on a point of order asked the Speaker of the

  1 year ago ago
' Man Of The Day' How Murkomen Successfully Adjourned the Debate on Revenue Allocation

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Equity Bank's CEO, James Mwangi Set To Appear Before MPs To Answer Questions On 15BN Loan To Aydin

Deputy President William Ruto's friend and investor, Harun Aydin who is a Turk national was deported to Turkey after his arrest at Wilson Airport some time back.What followed next was questions from politicians and ordinary kenyans about the true identity of Mr Aydin. On one occasion, the DP made it clear to the members of the public that he had managed to help the investor secure Ksh15 Billion loan from the Equity Bank.

  3 months ago ago
Equity Bank's CEO, James Mwangi Set To Appear Before MPs To Answer Questions On 15BN Loan To Aydin

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Counties Get Greenlight to Borrow Loans of up to Sh60bn

County governments now have the greenlight to borrow up to Sh60 billion for development projects in a deal reached between the Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC) and the National Treasury.

  9 months ago ago
Counties Get Greenlight to Borrow Loans of up to Sh60bn

POLITICS

Mp Gladys Wanga Now Demands To Know This From The Accused Terror Suspect Harun

Turkish national Harun Aydin is the man in hot-soup currently after being associated with terrorism. According to his allies and even from his work permit, Harun is a known investor who is in the country legally. But contrary to what his work permit spells, Harun is now in police custody after being nabbed at Wilson airport soon after landing from Uganda.

  3 months ago ago
Mp Gladys Wanga Now Demands To Know This From The Accused Terror Suspect Harun

POLITICS

Turkish Investor Harun Aydin Deported With His Credentials Surfacing Online

The Turkish investor by the name of Harun Aydin who is also a businessman has finally been deported, according to a government source. The reason they deported him is that they couldn't prove a criminal case against him. The trouble began earlier this week when the claimed foreigner attempted to follow the deputy president to Uganda for a private meeting, prompting intelligence personnel to intervene.

  3 months ago ago
Turkish Investor Harun Aydin Deported With His Credentials Surfacing Online

POLITICS

Mwalimu Dida Lectures Top Blogger Over Deputy President Position

The changes in the parliamentary committees has not only seen Ruto allies’ being shifted to less powerful committees but also women rising up to powerful committees. An example is Glady’s Wanga who was elevated to Chair the Finance Committee. Gladys goes in record as the first woman to chair such a powerful committee. Many bloggers and political pundits have taken it to their social media accounts to cheer women for their big win. However, the self-proclaimed equalizer and blogger Robert Alai found himself

  1 year ago ago
Mwalimu Dida Lectures Top Blogger Over Deputy President Position

COVID

Continued Revenue Allocation Rifts at the Senate

Photo: Kenya Senate The senate is set to convene on Tuesday August, 4, for the seventh time to debate on matters of county revenue allocation formula that has blurred services delivery by the counties. During The previous Six Senate proceedings meant to discuss this matter, the senators have failed to agree on the appropriate revenue sharing formula proposed by the Finance Committee chaired by Kirinyaga senator Charles Kiburi; this has made counties to plunge near financial crisis. This traversials forced Ekur

  1 year ago ago
Continued Revenue Allocation Rifts at the Senate

BUSINESS

Tussle in Removal of Taxes for Bread, Milk and Unga

MPs demand removal of tax that will make basics too costly for households affected by pandemic MPs on Wednesday denied the government’s rule to raise taxes to increase funding to higher prices of their basic needs.  According to the Tax Laws Amendment Bill, 2020, specifies to move elements of producing ordinary bread to tax from the zero percent rate. In conjunction with the Finance Committee of the National Assembly who said that, “Bread is an essential commodity and any attempt to increase its price

  1 year ago ago
Tussle in Removal of Taxes for Bread, Milk and Unga

POLITICS

Wambora, MCAs Crash Over Controversial Hiked Business Licenses,

Embu Governor Martin Wambora and ward-representatives have crashed over newly introduced high business licenses which have caused uproar from traders. The ward representatives claim the finance bill which they passed last year and on which the county government was to depend on to charge business licenses and other rates is not the one being used to charge traders but another one that they don’t know where it came from.   Led by Kirimari War-representative Morris Muchiri the Ward-representatives claimed

  1 year ago ago
Wambora, MCAs Crash Over Controversial Hiked Business Licenses,

POLITICS

National Assembly Petitioned To Look Into Fuel Prices Hike

The National Assembly have today been petitioned to look into the high prices of fuel by some responsible Kenyans. Speaker Justin Muturi received a petition from Antony Manyara and John Wangai calling for immediate repeal of Section 13 of the Finance Act, 2018 in aim to address the sharp rise in prices of the fuel.

  2 months ago ago
National Assembly Petitioned To Look Into Fuel Prices Hike